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The splendor of the Palace of Versailles springs to the Middle East

Exoticism was the flavor of the month Every month at the Palace of Versailles at its peak, where French versions of chinoiserie and vaguely Ottoman Turquerie vied for the limelight in the private apartments of the Bourbon kings, their wives, their mistresses and their families. This absorption of distant motifs has left its mark on […]

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Inside the Palace of Versailles: the former royal residence worth £39billion – photos

The Palace of Versailles, France, was built in the 17th century. It all started with Louis XIII (1601-1643), first building a castle that served as a hunting lodge for the king and his entourage. It was his successor, Louis XIV (1638-1715), who transformed it into a marvelous palace that exudes luxury and power. Indeed, French […]

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The $29.5million home is known as the ‘Palace of Versailles’ in California

A Montecito mansion known as the Palace of Versailles in California is hitting the market for a whopping $29.5 million. The castle-style estate – complete with its own bank vault and secret tunnel – is in the same neighborhood as the likes of Oprah, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Gwyneth Paltrow and Ellen Degeneres. The […]

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Visit now Big Ben of London, Eiffel Tower of Paris in 3D via Google search

New Delhi | Jagran Technology Office: Google has introduced 3D monuments in its augmented reality (AR) search results, according to a report by 9to5google. Google search users can currently view 90 landmarks in 3D view on both Android and iOS devices. The feature has been reported to work fine with Android and iOS devices. The […]

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The Sims 4 player’s Palace of Versailles took an entire year to build

A Sims 4 player has shared his incredible recreation of the Palace of Versailles on Reddit, a hugely elaborate build that took a year to make. A The Sims 4 shared a creation of epic proportions this week: a recreation of the Palace of Versailles that took over a year to complete and features the […]

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What you need to know before visiting the opulent Palace of Versailles

As the site of a historic rebellion and home to two of France’s best-known rulers, is the famous Palace of Versailles worth visiting? The Palace of Versailles is one of the most popular attractions in the world, attracting a staggering 15 million people to its castle, park or gardens each year. It was the royal […]

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Rabbids crash at the Palace of Versailles in a new mobile application –

Rabbids really move. They made their appearance in the Mushroom Kingdom, will take a trip to the stars in 2022, and from today, they take their antics to France, more precisely to the Palace of Versailles. This is because Ubisoft has announcement a new mobile application in partnership with the Palace of Versailles, a game […]

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Palace of Versailles by Palace of Versailles

The official application of the Palace of Versailles. It is completely free and can be used without an internet connection. He understands:– audio-guided tour of the Palace: the Hall of Mirrors, the King’s Apartments, the Royal Chapel, the Hall of Battles, etc.– the audioguided tour of the Gardens (including the Musical Fountains Show and the […]

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Ubisoft joins forces with the Palace of Versailles

Remember 2020 when everything went crazy and we had Transformers in World of Warships? Well, Ubisoft did better and partnered with the Palace of Versailles. You now have a few moments to verify that this is the real thing and not a malfunctioning version of the Matrix. So yes, it is real. A new “Rabbids […]

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The Palace of Versailles goes green | Life

Recycled fabric sneakers from the collaboration between the Palace of Versailles and the Le Lissier brand. — Image courtesy of Le Lissier via ETX Studio PARIS, August 28 — Major fashion brands aren’t the only ones turning to upcycling to create accessories that are less harmful to the planet. The Palace of Versailles is also […]

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The Upper Long Lake mansion is inspired by the Palace of Versailles

Judy Rose | Special for the Detroit Free Press Township of Bloomfield. it feels like home at the Palace of Versailles The lavishly designed Bloomfield Township House is inspired by the Palace of Versailles. Tanya WildtWochit This home was a passion project for the late wife of a couple who built it 20 years ago […]

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You can now stay at the Palace of Versailles for $2,000 a night | News

anchor Image courtesy Airelles. Looking to spend some pretty serious time and money in Europe this summer? Want to live the lavish life of a noble? You now have the opportunity to do so in one of France’s most historic buildings after the Palace of Versailles recently announced that it will start accepting visitors in […]

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You can now book a stay at the Palace of Versailles

The Palace of Versailles in France is now accepting overnight reservations for the first time, as part of the operations of the Airelles Château de Versailles, Hôtel Le Grand Contrôle. L’escapade royale – the Airelles’ seventh luxury hotel property – is home to a spa, an indoor pool nearly 50 feet long, and a kitchen […]

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The Palace of Versailles opens a hotel for the first time in 387 years

For the first time in its 387-year history, you can now sleep like royalty at the Palace of Versailles, which opened its very first hotel on June 1. Known as The Great Control, the hotel offers 14 rooms and suites and a signature suite, all designed by architect Christophe Tollemer. The interior is inspired by […]

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Opening of the world’s first hotel in the grounds of the Palace of Versailles

For the first time ever, a hotel has opened within the grounds of the Palace of Versailles in France – and it is surely on its way to becoming one of the most sought-after stays in the world. A night in this ultra-exclusive spot on the outskirts of Paris, as you’d expect, doesn’t come cheap. […]

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The Palace of Versailles reopens with a new hotel

A new luxury hotel is opening today on the grounds of the Palace of Versailles, one of France’s most visited attractions and the former residence of Louis XIV and Marie-Antoinette. The site of royal decadence and debauchery before the French Revolution, the Palace of Versailles – now a great museum – is one of the […]

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Kinmel Hall, known as the Welsh Palace of Versailles, is sold to a local resident

A prime listed building dubbed ‘the Welsh Versailles’ has been auctioned for £950,000. Kinmel Hall, near the village of Abergele in Conwy, has been named among the UK’s 10 most endangered Victorian and Edwardian structures in the past, and there are still concerns about its future. The sprawling mansion and supporting buildings are in desperate […]

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Abandoned Kinmel Hall mansion, known as the Welsh Palace of Versailles, for sale

One of Wales’ most historic and prestigious estates is back on the market, up for auction with an indicative price of £750,000. The sprawling mansion and supporting buildings at Kinmel Hall, near Abergele, Conwy are in desperate need of major renovation to save them from dereliction, with parts of the building already crumbling. The current […]

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Abandoned mansion known as the ‘Welsh Palace of Versailles’ on sale for £750,000

Kinmel Hall, near Abergele, Conwy, is one of Wales’ most historic and prestigious estates – but the sprawling mansion and supporting buildings are in desperate need of major renovation Kinmel Hall, near Abergele, Conwy, is one of the most historic and prestigious estates in Wales. ( Image: Allsop auction house / rightmove) A derelict mansion […]

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Louis Vuitton travels in fashion antiquity at the Louvre

Shoppers line up outside a Louis Vuitton store after the Swiss government eased some of its COVID-19 restrictions, as the spread of the coronavirus disease continues, in the Bahnhofstrasse shopping street in Zurich, Switzerland March 1, 2021 .REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, March 10 (Reuters) – Louis […]

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The first virtual tour of the Palace of Versailles opens in China

The Palace of Versailles in Paris, France. /APC The Palace of Versailles in Paris, France. /APC Art lovers in Shanghai are in for a treat as a virtual exhibition of the splendid Palace of Versailles opens on Saturday, offering the public a visual feast as well as an immersive journey through the palace. Under the […]

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First visit to the Louvre Museum? How to make the most of it | Knowledgeable students

With more than 10 million visitors a year, the Louvre is the most visited museum in the world, and for good reason. It is also the largest art museum in the world, covering approximately 18 acres (72,000 square meters) divided into three wings: Denon, Richelieu, Sully. Each wing has over 70 rooms, and there are […]

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A man enters the Palace of Versailles, apprehended

The Palace of Versailles and its gardens, Versailles near Paris, on June 5, 2020, on the eve of its reopening after 82 days of closure due to the epidemic of new coronavirus (COVID-19). The Palace of Versailles – a major French tourist attraction with nearly 10 million tourists a year – will open its doors […]

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Man apprehended after breaking into Versailles Palace in France – ARTnews.com

A brazen burglary at the Palace of Versailles in France was foiled this weekend. By a report in Le Figaroa 31-year-old man scaled the outer wall of the castle grounds and entered the historic structure through a broken French window. According to the parquet floor of Versailles, the man arrived by taxi in the park […]

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Stunning images show the opulence of the Palace of Versailles

Posted August 21, 2020, 12:22 BST Louis XIV, also known as the Sun King because of his emblem of Apollo, built the luxurious property on an east-west axis to follow the rising sun. Photographed by Thomas Garnier, EPV in collaboration with Skydrone the Hall of Mirrors– formerly known as the Grand Gallery – was one […]

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Tyler Perry’s Palace of Versailles is sold to Steve Harvey

Tyler PerryThe lavish former Atlanta mansion has just been sold to talk show host Steve Harvey for $15 million. The 34,688 square foot home was built by Perry in 2007 on 17 acres in the Paces Ferry community of Buckeye. The house was designed with a vision of the Palace of Versailles and features seven […]

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The Palace of Versailles will reopen, but will visitors come? – News

Elizabeth Pineau (Reuters) Paris, France ● Sun, June 7, 2020 2020-06-07 09:09 616 fc6853813033f564188675f8bdca121f 2 News Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France, travel, tourism, coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic To free France’s lavish Palace of Versailles, built in the 17th century by the ‘Sun King’ Louis XIV, reopens to the public on Saturday, but with little certainty that […]

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The Palace of Versailles will reopen, but will visitors come?

PARIS (Reuters) – France’s lavish Palace of Versailles, built in the 17th century by the “Sun King” Louis XIV, reopens to the public on Saturday, but with little certainty that tourists will return as lockdown restrictions are tightened. slowly relaxed. Workers dusted the Hall of Mirrors and polished its gilded statues on Friday ahead of […]

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No Eiffel Tower, Mona Lisa or Palace of Versailles: Iconic sights remain closed despite coronavirus lockdown

Keep that smile, Mona Lisa. The Eiffel Tower and the Palace of Versailles will also remain prohibited for the time being. None of France’s three most iconic tourist sites will reopen when the country lifts most of its remaining coronavirus lockdown restrictions next week. Some of Europe’s other major cultural sites are also taking their […]

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The Louvre and the Palace of Versailles in France closed by the coronavirus – News

Rana Moussaoui and Fiachra Gibbons (Agence France-Presse) Betting ● Sat 14 March 2020 2020-03-14 12:05 682 7f440ff09e92db75a02bbad206a962c6 2 News Paris,France,Louvre-Museum,Palace-of-Versailles,coronavirus,Wuhan-coronavirus,COVID-19,travel,destination To free Major tourist sites in Paris, including the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower, closed on Friday due to the coronavirus, as France said it was banning all gatherings of more than 100 people. The […]

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The Louvre and the Palace of Versailles in France closed by coronavirus

Published on: 03/13/2020 – 17:16Amended: 03/13/2020 – 17:14 The Louvre in Paris, the most visited museum in the world, said on Friday it was closing “until further notice” because of the coronavirus. The closure of the museum, which had 9.6 million visitors last year, came after the French government banned all gatherings of more than […]

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What to see in the Louvre after seeing the Mona Lisa

There’s something about his dark chocolate eyes, smirk and absent eyebrows that adds an element of mystery and fuels conspiracy theories. Maybe that’s why the mona-lisa, completed by Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci in the early 1500s, is the most visited (and most parodied) painting in the world. You cannot visit the Louvre and not […]

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The fall of Carlos Ghosn began with the Palace of Versailles

Like Marie Antoinette, Carlos Ghosn’s problems worsened after a series of extravagant parties at the Palace of Versailles. When the former Nissan boss and international fugitive married his second wife Carole Nahas Marshi in 2016, he threw a lavish party for 120 guests at the sprawling 17th-century chateau on the outskirts of Paris that once […]

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Opening of a new hotel fit for a king in the Palace of Versailles

Famous luxury brand Les Airelles will soon launch a fabulous new property in the heart of Versailles to give guests the chance to experience the life of a French king firsthand. A unique hotel in a palace is set to open in spring 2020. Conceived by Christophe TollemerLes Airelles Palace of Versailles, Le Grand Control […]

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How the Palace of Versailles Became a Symbol of Magnificence and Scorn

In the early morning hours of October 6, 1789, hundreds of starving and defiant women and men (some disguised as women) from Paris stormed the Palace of Versailles, the legendaryly extravagant seat of government in France. They tore through the golden halls, beating and decapitating the palace guards, displaying a gruesome head on a pike. […]

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The opulent Palace of Versailles will soon house a luxury hotel on its premises

Palaces have always fascinated travelers, and here is one of the grandest and most popular of all. The Palace of Versailles, or Palace of Versailles, will now house a luxury hotel by spring 2020. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Palace of Versailles is a symbol of opulence, dating back to the 17th […]

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Can you stay inside the Palace of Versailles? Book from spring 2020

King Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette meander the bends of shrubbery in the gardens of Versailles when suddenly an echo is heard from the Grove of the Girandole. “Did you just hear that?” the king asks his wife. “Yes. Something like ‘bring some cakes’?” She answers. But the sound gets louder and louder, and soon five […]

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A new application offers a VR experience of the Palace of Versailles

A new application offers a VR experience of the Palace of Versailles To share To share Facebook Twitter pinterest WhatsApp To post Or https://www.archdaily.com/925960/une-nouvelle-application-offre-une-experience-vr-du-chateau-de-versailles A new application takes visitors into the virtual world of the Palace of Versailles. A first on the cultural scene, the VR application offers a detailed visit of the Grand Royal […]

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Palace of Versailles VR lets you virtually explore the historic castle

Today, for the sake of accessibility, more and more museums are putting their collections online. While most institutions choose to simply digitize and catalog photographs of their objects, some go beyond that by offering virtual tours of their premises and clickable exhibits. The latest site to take this technologically impressive route is the Palace of […]

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Opening of a new luxury hotel at the Palace of Versailles

You will soon be able to spend a luxurious night in the most famous palace in France The Palace of Versailles is quite a sight to behold, and soon a new luxury hotel will open on the grounds of the castle. If you’ve ever visited France, chances are you’ve ventured to the suburbs of Paris […]

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Google and the Palace of Versailles launch a virtual reality castle tour experience – News

(France Media Agency) ● Thu, October 3, 2019 2019-10-03 09:07 870 43c48a2ddad3c738da9daa2a51115385 2 News Google,Château-de-Versailles,virtual-reality,travel,tourism,destination Free In partnership with the Palace of Versailles, Google Arts and Culture has created a VR application for virtual reality headsets that allows users to visit the former royal residence. On September 30, the President of the Palace of Versailles […]

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A new hotel opens its doors at the Palace of Versailles

A bedroom worthy of the royal family in 18th century France. Engraving/illustration taken from the book “Le XVIIIe … [+] Century: France 1700-1789″, published in 1876. Getty Who wouldn’t want to spend the night in the most spectacular palace in France? the Castle of Versailles is one of France’s most iconic tourist attractions, and soon […]

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Google offers a free visit to the Palace of Versailles in virtual reality

Google has produced the largest photogrammetry project for the French tourist attraction Château de Versailles, offering a virtual reality tour of the royal estate of Louis XIV. Using an HTC Vive or Oculus Rift, users will be able to browse the castle’s 21 rooms, such as the King and Queen’s State Apartments, the Royal Opera […]

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Google offers you a free visit to the Palace of Versailles in virtual reality

If you want to take a virtual reality trip to one of France’s most popular tourist attractions, Google has partnered with the Palace of Versailles to only offer that. HTC Vive and Oculus Rift users can walk around for free the royal residence King Louis XIV used it from 1682. A total of 21 rooms […]

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A luxury hotel will open inside the Palace of Versailles

The Palace of Versailles has long been a popular tourist attraction, but a new luxury hotel set in its lavish grounds means visitors will now be able to stay there. Airelles Château de Versailles will open its doors in the spring of 2020 – the first hotel to have a house within the grounds of […]

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The Palace of Versailles will host its first rave this summer

Once a place of debauchery carried out by various Kings Louis and their royal courts, the Palace of Versailles will open its doors to the public this summer to host its very first evening of electronic music. In short, yes, there will be rave in the former playground of Marie-Antoinette. What, you thought that the […]

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Toronto couple bring neglected opera house to life at Palace of Versailles

Two Torontonians are at the heart of the first opera created at the Palace of Versailles in Paris since 1789. Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg and Marshall Pynkoski, co-artistic directors of Opera Atelier in Toronto, received a letter from Versailles Spectacles last year. which carries out all the cultural programming of the grand palace built by King […]

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The restoration of the Palace of Versailles draws lessons from the fire of Notre-Dame de Paris

Published on: 06/19/2019 – 13:16Amended: 06/20/2019 – 10:55 The Royal Chapel of the Palace of Versailles, the last major project undertaken during the reign of Louis XIV, is undergoing meticulous restoration which should be completed within 18 months. The complex cleaning and restoration work of its stained glass windows, statues and other extraordinary elements is […]

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More than 600 guests attend a costume party at the Palace of Versailles

A costume party at the Palace of Versailles allowed 630 guests to realize their 18th century dreams on Monday evening. The annual event attracts fashion and history buffs from around the world. “You really feel like you’re living in the era, in the 18th century, and the people are so beautiful. It’s really great to […]

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Versailles Electro: The rave will take place in the Hall of Mirrors of the Palace of Versailles | London Evening Standard

The iconic Castle of Versailles – a symbol of opulence, decadence and gluttony – is hosting something other than a high-end fashion shoot this year: a rave. Taking place on Saturday June 8, Versailles Électro will feature the crème de la crème of the French electro scene and will be hosted by DJ and former […]

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The Palace of Versailles is organizing a rave in its Hall of Mirrors

We’ve found the next exotic rave spot you’ll want to hit up this summer. Occurred on June 8 of this year, the Castle of Versailles will host a rave open to the public. Can you guess where exactly in the palace the party will take place? It’s true: the famous Hall of Mirrors was the […]

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The Palace of Versailles hosts its first EDM evening

Once host to the most elaborate and avant-garde art and music festivals of French royalty, the Palace of Versailles is now gearing up to stage its first-ever EDM show. Yes, you heard right. The Palace, famous for witnessing some of the most important events in French history, is lined up for another historic event in […]

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The Palace of Versailles will host a huge rave this summer and it’s easy to get there on the cheap

The Palace of Versailles hosts a rave in its iconic Hall of Mirrors – but you don’t need a royal budget to visit The Hall of Mirrors will make a pretty glamorous setting ( Image: AFP/Getty Images) The Palace of Versailles is synonymous with opulence, history and royalty – but now it’s about to add […]

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The Palace of Versailles will host the Rave in the Hall of Mirrors, with French electro DJs

MARTIN OFFICEGetty Images Prepare to descend like Marie-Antoinette: the Palace of Versailles is hosting a rave. And unlike the queen’s baroque taste, this party is actually affordable. For the modest sum of 22 euros, fans of French history and electronic music can access “Versailles Électro”, during which a group of DJs will perform in the […]

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Versailles Electro – an EDM evening at the Palace of Versailles

The imposing Palace of Versailles in France is a luxurious property that once housed the powerful. Located in Versailles, the palace was built in 17th century France, and a court and government was established there in 1682. Now, many years later, the beautiful old Palace of Versailles is ready to host an evening EDM in […]

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Music at the Palace of Versailles

Representation by Gustave Caillebotte (1855) of a banquet organized by Napoleon III at the Royal Opera of Versailles As the Opéra National de Paris celebrates its 350th anniversary with a sumptuous season ranging from Alessandro Scarlatti Il Primo Omicidio (1707) through 19th century masterpieces such as Tristan and Isolda, Simon Boccanegraand The Trojansto Michael Jarrell’s […]

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The fascinating history of the Palace of Versailles

Image bank by Alexandra Lande/Shutterstock the Castle of Versailles has a great history. Once the epicenter of French royalty, the elegant estate has undergone several transformations since its conception in the 17th century. Here, we explore some fascinating facts about the history of this national treasure, starting with its humble roots and ending with its […]

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The Palace of Versailles buys a Chinese silver ewer by mutual agreement

The silver ewer offered to Louis XIV as a gift by a Siamese ambassador mission to Versailles in 1686. It was acquired by the Palace of Versailles as part of a private sale through the intermediary of the Beaussant Lefèvre auction house. Image copyright: Studio Sebert – Beaussant Lefèvre. […]

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Where is the Palace of Versailles, how long did it take to build and when was the Treaty of Versailles signed there?

THE Palace of Versailles is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful buildings in France, although surprisingly it was not originally built to be a palace, but rather a hunting lodge. It is now open to the public and no royal family resides there, however, it has a very interesting history. 3 The Palace of Versailles […]

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A mansion based on the Palace of Versailles hits the market for $60 million

A Long Island mansion built to look like the famous Versailles Palace in France has been put on the market for $60 million. Hpnotiq liquor owner Raphael Yakoby (above) bought the property in 2003 The ultra-lavish mansion, named Maison des Jardins, went up for sale on Thursday, World Mansion reported. Hpnotiq alcohol entrepreneur Raphael Yakoby […]

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Louvre Abu Dhabi puts $1 billion spotlight on globalization, with some omissions

The spectacular Louvre Abu Dhabi, the emirate’s first museum to open on the much-delayed Saadiyat Island mega-project, opens to the public on Saturday, November 11. An air show, fireworks, as well as a “superb extravaganza” of music-and-light are planned to celebrate Jean Nouvel’s futuristic dome and the Museum of World Civilizations below. But first there […]

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A Chinese transforms a factory into a fake “Château de Versailles”

Chinese tourists can now enjoy its own “Château de Versailles”, a baroque art museum transformed into a factory by its owner in the city of Qingyuan, located in the province of Guangdong, in southern China. As the first art museum of its kind in both the city and the province, it replicates the interior design […]

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Owners who recreate the Palace of Versailles

By WSJ Real Estate July 6, 2017 1:48 p.m. ET MANOR My Very Own Versailles: owners who recreate the French palace With around 2,300 rooms and its chandelier-laden Hall of Mirrors, the Palace of Versailles began to elicit imitations as soon as it was completed. For many who choose to build Versailles-inspired homes, the palace […]

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The Palace of Versailles comes to Canberra in a big-budget blockbuster that does not disappoint | Art and design

Ihe word could sum up the experiential ambition of the National Gallery of Australia’s new major exhibition – which brings together more than 130 pieces from the Palace of Versailles in Canberra – it must surely be “immersive”. Approaches to the institutional “spectacle” are changing rapidly, thanks to digitization and growing introspection among public collectors, […]

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Palace of Versailles: the treasures of the luxurious French palace transported to the National Gallery

The opulence and grandeur of the Palace of Versailles will welcome visitors to the National Gallery of Australia (NGA) from Saturday. More than 130 treasures illustrating the tumultuous period of French history have been displayed in Canberra, giving the public a glimpse into the facets of court life. A marble bust of Louis XIV will […]

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Dans l’Ore by Alain Ducasse, the first restaurant at the Palace of Versailles

On a cool October day, a man and his young daughter spent the morning strolling through the gardens of Versailles and watched the gardeners pull up what was left of the summer flowers. Around noon, they headed inside to catch up on lunch. “Do you know who Alain Ducasse is, my darling? He asked his […]

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dominique perrault completes the renovation of the dufour pavilion at the château de versailles

dominique perrault has completed an extension to the dufour wing at the palace of versailles in france. forming a bold addition to the existing structure, the “dufour pavilion” aims to facilitate and simplify visitor entry through a single access point. the redevelopment creates two new public spaces, with administrative offices making way for a reception […]

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Alain Ducasse’s Palace of Versailles restaurant opens in September

French mega-chef Alain Ducasse has announced plans to open a restaurant at the Palace of Versailles in April, and now it looks like the launch date is approaching. Ducasse revealed a schedule that targets a September debut for Ore, which will offer separate lunch and dinner experiences. “During the day, the Ore restaurant is an […]

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Olafur Eliasson at the Palace of Versailles, Paris

Hydraulic works: Olafur Eliasson creates a deluge in Versailles Investing in the grand sprawl that is the Palace of Versailles and its sprawling gardens is no small feat, as Danish-Icelandic visual artist Olafur Eliasson discovered. The artist, who has presented his work all over the world, notably with The weather project at the Tate Modern […]

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olafur eliasson invests the palace of versailles

For eight years, the Palace of Versailles has hosted a series of exhibitions which see internationally renowned artists interacting between their own work and the architecture of the French monument. this summer, olafur eliasson brings a sequence of spatial interventions to versailles — with waterfalls, fog, mirrors and luminous landscapes installed around the gardens and […]

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Trains inspired by the Palace of Versailles unveiled

France’s national railway company has upgraded the trains that take visitors from Paris to Versailles with decor that recreates the opulent palace of Louis XVI with images of marble columns, ceiling frescoes and palace gardens. To energize the visit to the Palace of Versailles, the suburban RER C has designed five trains with trompe-l’oeil images […]

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Palace of Versailles ‘impossible’ waterfall stuns visitors

Just when you thought the Palace of Versailles couldn’t get any more spectacular… an ‘impossible’ waterfall seen from above stuns visitors Artist Olafur Eliasson aims to turn visitors into explorers in his summer project outside Paris He created three water features, including a large waterfall in the palace’s famous 17th-century gardens. The attraction was created […]

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Alain Ducasse will open a restaurant, a hotel at the Palace of Versailles

The reigning king of French cuisine is coming home to roost with the Sun King: visitors from around the world will soon be able to stay and dine on the grounds of the Palace of Versailles in France. According to CTV News, starred chef Alain Ducasse has been chosen to lead a team that will […]

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Olafur Eliasson named guest artist at the Palace of Versailles for the summer of 2016 – ARTnews.com

Olafur Eliasson. ©ROLEX TINA RUISIGNER Olafur Eliasson, the Danish Icelandic conceptual artist, has been named this summer’s guest artist for the Palace of Versailles. Since 2008, the palace has invited artists, including Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami, Giuseppe Penone and Lee Ufan, to create and exhibit works in dialogue with the gardens of the Palace. Eliasson […]

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A gardener from the Palace of Versailles moved by his support

Alain Baraton has been the head gardener of the Domaine national de Trianon and the Grand Parc de Versailles for more than three decades. He is one of the most famous gardeners in the world. He came to Lafayette to lend his expertise to the planners of Lafayette Central Park, also known as Horse Farm. […]

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A hotel will open at the Palace of Versailles because the castle needs funding

For a night fit for a king or queen, look no further than the Palace of Versailles in France. More than seven million people visit the opulent gilded masterpiece each year, but that hasn’t stopped the state-owned castle from falling victim to underfunding. In an attempt to boost revenue, the government has announced that the […]

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Vandals attack the sculpture of the “vagina of the queen” at the Palace of Versailles | France

Vandals have sprayed yellow paint on a controversial sculpture known as the ‘Queen’s vagina’ which has just been displayed in the gardens of the Palace of Versailles in France. “Damage to the work, Dirty Corner, was discovered on Wednesday morning,” said the estate’s management. “It was lightly sprayed with paint. The job is being cleaned […]

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Anish Kapoor’s latest exhibition invites the sublime to the Palace of Versailles

Anish Kapoor’s latest exhibition invites the sublime to the Palace of Versailles Anish Kapoor continues his exploration of the sublime by inviting controversy and hedonism to the Palace of Versailles. The former residents of Sun King Louis XIV and Queen Marie Antoinette were known for their liberal hedonism and through six works scattered throughout the […]

Palace of versailles

PARIS TN: Model of the Palace of Versailles presented | Local News

For years, Paris had its own model of the Eiffel Tower, now thanks to a man from Pennsylvania, the city also has a model of the Palace of Versailles. The model was presented Wednesday to Paris Mayor Sam Tharpe and Henry County Mayor Brent Greer at the Paris-Henry County Chamber of Commerce. The model was […]